Vice-Gov. Magpale receives SKAL Tourism Personality Award

imageAn organization of travel and tourism professionals has conferred on Cebu Vice-Governor Agnes Magpale the 23rd Skal Tourism Personality Award for the Local Government Category. Skal International-Makati Chapter presented the award last September 5 during their 32nd anniversary held at the New World Hotel, Manila.

The local government personality of the year award was presented to Vice-Governor Magpale for her outstanding achievements and worthwhile contributions in the development and improvements of various tourism destinations and projects in Cebu.

She has also championed the cause on the wellness and concerns of women and children and a strong advocate against human trafficking and cyber-sex.

Magpale pays tribute to the private sector’s efforts for the success, growth and development of tourism in Cebu. “For the past five years (starting when I was still a provincial board member representing the 5th District), I have seen how countryside tourism has grown in great strides. The provincial government is there to help”, she added.

She is the longest serving chairperson of the Committee on Tourism and International Affairs and Committee on Women and Children.

Skal International, as a worldwide association of travel and tourism professionals has been promoting global tourism and friendship. (Heart Rizarri)